Recent Highlights

Sharon Campbell receives Battle Distinguished Cancer Research Award

Sharon Campbell receives Battle Distinguished Cancer Research Award

Congratulations to Dr. Sharon Campbell, Professor of Biochemistry & Biophysics, who is the recipient of the 2014 Hyman L. Battle Distinguished Cancer Research Award.

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Postdoc Thomas Freeman now a lecturer in UNC Chemistry

Postdoc Thomas Freeman now a lecturer in UNC Chemistry

Congratulations to Thomas Freeman on his new position as a lecturer with the UNC Chemistry Department

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Viva la futbol!

Viva la futbol!

Dr. Aziz Sancar enjoying the games last week with several others.

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Alum News

Updates from our department alum

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Grad Student Jon Leano receives his PhD

Grad Student Jon Leano receives his PhD

Jon successfully defended his dissertation and received his PhD on July 1, 2014.

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Postdoc Shobhan Gaddameedhi accepts faculty position at Washington State

Postdoc Shobhan Gaddameedhi accepts faculty position at Washington State

Congratulatons to Dr. Shobhan Gaddameedhi on his new Assistant Professor position with the Department of Experimental and Systems Pharmacology at Washington State University.

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Postdoc Dileep Varma accepts faculty position at Northwestern

Postdoc Dileep Varma accepts faculty position at Northwestern

Congratulations to Dr. Dileep Varma on his new tenure-track faculty position with the Department of Cell and Molecular Biology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago.

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Silvia Ramos joins the Department

Silvia Ramos joins the Department

We welcome Dr. Silvia Ramos who has just joined the lab of Dr. Bill Marzluff and thus is a new research faculty member in the Department.

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Grants manager Rhonda receives a promotion

Grants manager Rhonda receives a promotion

After 16 years of dedicated service to the Department, Rhonda is leaving for a promotion with OSR.

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Grad Student Ivan Sabath receives his PhD

Grad Student Ivan Sabath receives his PhD

Ivan successfully defended his dissertation and received his PhD on June 23, 2014.

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EpiCypher co-founded by Brian Strahl is moving to Chapel Hill

EpiCypher co-founded by Brian Strahl is moving to Chapel Hill

Drs. Brian Strahl, Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics at UNC-Chapel Hill along with Or Gozani, Associate Professor at Stanford, and Mark Bedford, Professor of Molecular Carcinogenesis at the University of Texas are the scientific founders of EpiCypher, a company that develops and manufactures novel products and tools for epigenetics and chromatin biology research. As of earlier this month, the operations have been moved from Texas to UNC-Chapel Hill campus.

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Joseph Pearson from the Crews lab publishes in Developmental Biology

Joseph Pearson from the Crews lab publishes in Developmental Biology

Congrats to Joseph Pearson for publishing a first author paper in Developmental Biology. His article "Enhancer diversity and the control of a simple pattern of Drosophila CNS midline cell expression" was available online ahead of print on May 20, 2014.

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Greg Wang receives grant from Gabrielle's Angels

Greg Wang receives grant from Gabrielle's Angels

Greg Wang receives a grant from Gabrielle's Angels to study "Novel Approaches to Target PRC2 Enzymatic Complexes for the Treatment of Hematopoietic Malignancies"

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Dohlman lab publishes in Molecular Cell

Dohlman lab publishes in Molecular Cell

In the June 19, 2014 edition of Molecular Cell, the Dohlman lab publishes a paper "Cellular Noise Suppression by the Regulator of G Protein Signaling Sst2."

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